Protecting Your Family Online

Last night we concluded our series of seminars on technology and the faith with a session titled “Protecting Your Family Online.” I believe that the church needs to be actively informing families about the benefits and dangers of technology. Technology can enhance family connections but it can also destroy them.

Here are some resources for parents on how to set healthy boundaries with the internet and protect your children:

Great Overview of Internet Safety

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Common Sense Media resources for educating children on how to use the internet

Online safety guidelines from Focus on the Family

Internet safety contract from Focus on the Family

How to setup parental controls on a Windows computer

How to setup parental controls on a Mac

Free way to block objectionable content before it reaches your computer

Internet tracking software for your computer or iDevice

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About joelnewton

I am a husband to Hillary, a father to Anna and Norah

Posted on August 1, 2011, in Family Strategies, Technology and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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